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University Hosts Vietnamese American Community Education Night

May 5, 2014

More than 100 community members turned out in Garden Grove recently to learn more about Cal State Fullerton's Vietnamese classes and academic programs.

Claire Cavallaro, dean of the College of Education; Sheryl Fontaine, interim dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences; and Mitch Avila, associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social Services, were among the administrators addressing the crowd. Natalie Tran, associate professor of educational leadership, and MBA alumnus Tam Nguyen '05, president and owner of Advance Beauty College in Garden Grove, served as masters of ceremonies and provided opening/closing remarks.

Cal State Fullerton's offerings curently include a Vietnamese language teaching credential, a Vietnamese minor, a bilingual authorization and a summer institute on teaching the Vietnamese language, culture and history. A number of other programs, including a bachelor's degree, are under development.

For more information on CSUF's Vietnamese programs, visit either the College of Education Vietnamese Programs website or Department of Modern Languages and Literatures Vietnamese website.

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